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East Lincoln Relay for Life honors top fund-raisers

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Relay for Life of East Lin-coln’s 42 teams raised more than $120,000 for the Ameri-can Cancer Society this year. Craig Price, chairman of Relay for Life of East Lin-coln, said the teams exceeded the goal of $110,000. Fishing for a Cure, co-captained by Mike Bradshaw and Jennifer Dyer, was the…

Denver man backs shoe effort for Nigeria

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Chris Easterling spent 10 days in Lagos, Nigeria, where he passed out 800 shoes to needy children. “The average person in Nigeria makes $1,000 U.S. dollars a year,” the Denver resident said. “If you give them a pair of shoes, and they have two children, that is a huge gift.”…

Fish Camp says rumors of closure are exaggerated

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Garrett Goodson wants folks to know that despite all the road construction, his restaurant, Jones Fish Camp, isn’t going anywhere. “Everywhere I go, people think we are closed or closing,” he said. “I have been told other people have questioned the people that work here about it.” Construction of the…

Around Town 9/6/2010

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HEALTH MEETING The Lincoln County Board of Health will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday in the board room of the Lincoln County Health Department. CMC PROGRAM Carolina Medical Center – Lincoln will offer a Diabetes program beginning 2 p.m. Thursday in the Dogwood Room. The topic will be on exercise alternatives.…

Stanley, Sain Wedding

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April Lewis Stanley and Timothy Chad Sain exchanged marriage vows July 18, 2010 at the Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. Rev. Harold Mitchel officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Sandra Bridgers of Fairmont, N.C. And the groom is…

Hoyle, Blanke Engagement

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Megan Louise Hoyle and Robert Joseph Blanke III announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Megan is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Alan Hoyle of Denver and Ms. Erma Deen Hoyle of Lincolnton. She is the granddaughter of Mr. & Mrs. James Hoyle and Ms. Nevert Reep all of Lincolnton.…

Seagle, Shumard Engagement

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Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Seagle III of Iron Station announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey Connaree Seagle, to Christopher Roger Shumard of Monroe. Stacey is a 2008 graduate of Appalachian State University with a BS degree in Interior Design. She is a design consultant in Charlotte. She is…

96th birthday

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Riding for a cure

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Following an MS diagnosis, Tim Shain takes to the road Shortly after a trip to remote areas in Indonesia and Malaysia last fall, Lincolnton resident Tim Shain, experienced weakness in his right leg. At first he and his doctor thought it was the result of his training for a marathon.…

Homemade apple butter benefits community causes

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Creating homemade apple butter is not an easy task. Apples need to be cored, sliced, cooked, squeezed, spiced and canned. “It’s a lot of work,” said John Leatherman, a volunteer. Leatherman and his fellow apple butter producers have spent the week making 400 bottles of apple butter for the Senior…